Recently Dominion Energy needed a project completed in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

South East Connections was hired as the general contractor to complete Phase 1, which included the installation of a little more than three miles of new 8-in. steel gas line. West Concord, Minnesota-based Ellingson Trenchless was retained to complete the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) work on the project which consisted of three separate HDD bores. The largest bore — a 6,285-ft bore — required extra planning by the ECI team in order to meet project schedule requirements and an elevated risk of inadvertent returns.

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